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#21 Aswald

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Posted 26 April 2017 - 08:27 AM

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I really hope Fuji comes out with the MK II soon. I have been tempted several times to pick up the MK I but keep on hoping the MK II will come. 

 

Wait for the marl ii. I have the mark 1 and only use it if I absolutely need the focal length.



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Posted 26 April 2017 - 02:31 PM

The 18mm is massively underrated. I had it twice and sold it twice because I bought into the groupthink that says it's not as good as the other lenses. But I kept coming back to the fact that I've taken some of my favourite pictures with it. I'm now on my third 18mm lens and I'm keeping it - until the mark 2 comes along.
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#23 overnightcopyright

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Posted 26 April 2017 - 04:21 PM

The 18mm is massively underrated. I had it twice and sold it twice because I bought into the groupthink that says it's not as good as the other lenses. But I kept coming back to the fact that I've taken some of my favourite pictures with it. I'm now on my third 18mm lens and I'm keeping it - until the mark 2 comes along.

100% agree. I sold my copy and then thought to myself, "why the hell did I do that?" The focal length is just so great to get In close and get some active images. This plus my XPRO 2 is my carry around camera.

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#24 Hermelin

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Posted Yesterday, 08:02 AM

Same for me. I already own the 35mm f2 and 50mm f2 and a Minolta MC Rokkor-PF 55mm f1.7. I think I will replace the 18-55mm by buying the 23mm f2 and 16mm f1.4 (as the 16 is already a superb glass which adds some wider focal length).

That's really close in focal lenghts. 16,23,35,50,55 and you're going to add the 18 to that?



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Posted Yesterday, 10:07 AM

That's really close in focal lenghts. 16,23,35,50,55 and you're going to add the 18 to that?

 

And I would advocate for adding 27mm to this line.  ;)



#26 rokphish

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Posted Yesterday, 04:12 PM

The 18mm is massively underrated. I had it twice and sold it twice because I bought into the groupthink that says it's not as good as the other lenses. But I kept coming back to the fact that I've taken some of my favourite pictures with it. I'm now on my third 18mm lens and I'm keeping it - until the mark 2 comes along.
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That first one is stunning!
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